Korea/China: Part 1 – Getting There

But before I get to Macau, let’s talk about the journey itself. PLANNING THE TRIP The original plan was to visit my dad in Seoul over Thanksgiving. I’m one of those people who really hates connections on flights.  I just want to get there, dammit.  Fortunately, I live in Chicago, which enjoys plenty of non-stop flights… Continue reading Korea/China: Part 1 – Getting There


Ah, turkey day.  In my family, we had one disastrous Thanksgiving back in 2006 (family drama: crying, yelling, fighting) and so Chris and I haven’t hosted a family Thanksgiving since. Instead, we often traveled during the long weekend.  In 2009, 2011, and 2013 we went to Paris.  This year, we took Thanksgiving weekend and the… Continue reading Thankgiving